101 in 1001

The Mission: Complete 101 tasks or goals in 1001 days.
The Criteria: Tasks or goals must be specific and easily measured
Why The List: I’ve seen many other bloggers doing this and decided to take on the challenge myself. Annnnd there are so many things I have thought about doing but never do for various reasons. This is a list for the world to see. Failures or successes, I’m ready for it. Bring it.

Start Date: Saturday October 9th, 2010
End Date: Saturday July 6th, 2013

On the list
In Progress
Completed (see related blog post)

Page Updated: 5/4/12
Physical and Spiritual Health
1. Run a 5K - Race for the Cure Sept 22, 2012 {in training}
2. Work out 3/week for 2 months
3. Fit into a really old pair of jeans
4. Take a yoga class
5. Clean my house weekly for 2 months
6. Get 8+hrs of sleep every day for 1 week
7. Go vegetarian for 2 weeks [not vegan]
8. Give up pop for 1 month
9. Drink 8 glasses of water/day for 1month
10. Lose 25lbs
11. Keep a prayer journal and write in it at least once/week
12. Try 15 new healthy recipes
13. Don’t complain for 1 week [to others, online, etc ]
14. Go low carb for 1 week
15. Go Raw Foods for 1 week
16. Create a prayer corner in my house

Financial Fitness
17. No specialty coffee buying for 1mo [Starbucks, Biggby, etc]
18. Go without cable for 6 months
19. Create a budget and stick to it for 3 months
20. Pay off my car (Done! 11/11!)

21. Pay off my credit cards… working on a snowball plan
22. And then don’t use the credit cards for at least 3 mos
23. Move into/purchase a house or condo
24. Go one week without buying anything [gas, bills, groceries excluded] 25. Buy one complete outfit from a thrift store [shoes & undergarments excluded]
26. Get a promotion and/or raise [not just the normal yearly one]

Amazing Adventures
27. Take a road trip
28. Visit a winery and do a wine tasting
29. Vacation at an All inclusive resort
30. Attend a local festival/fair
31. Go to a live musical – Beauty & The Beast Barter Theater 6/24/11

32. Visit my other family in Germany
33. Renew my passport
34. Go on a picnic & use my picnic backpack
35. See Niagara falls (
Oh Canada!)

36. Attend a live sporting event - (Titans vs Saints 12/10/11)
37. Attend a concert
38. Attend a scrapbooking weekend
39. Plan a mini trip once a month for 3 months [weekend warrior]
40. Take a walk on the beach 41. Go to a museum
42. Visit an out of state friend or family member – (
I’m Coming Home)
43. Attend a comedy show

Just for Me & My Environment
44. Buy a flat screen tv
45. Watch the sun rise & set in the same day
46. Try one new wine per month for 1 year
47. Attempt to eat fish again – try at least 3 different times
48. Go to 10 local restaurants that I’ve never been to
  1. Twisted Rooster - GR, MI
  2. Fujiyama - GR, MI
  3. Hibachi Express - JC, TN
  4. Olde Town Pancake House – Jonesborough, TN
  5. Main Street Café – Jonesborough, TN
  6. One12 – Johnson City, TN
  7. Cranberry Thistle – Jonesborough, TN
  8. Thomy Thai - Johnson City, TN
  9. Cootie Brown - Johnson City, TN
  10. Kissin Cuzzins - Tampa Bay, FL
49. Create a calendar to track birthdays
50. Completely ignore FB for 1 week [auto posts by blogger don’t count]
51. Get engaged -
52. Write a letter to myself to open when I’m 40
53. Purchase a new couch
54. Purchase a real pot/pan set [gifts count] 55. Purchase matching towels for the bathroom and ditch the old hand me downs [gifts count]
56. Buy myself flowers 2 times/year
57. Make roasted pumpkin seeds
58. Buy a mixer [gifts count]
59. Spend a weekend doing nothing of importance [general grooming, eating, etc are allowed] 60. Clean out my closet twice a year
61. Grow my hair to 5 inches below my shoulders – workin on it! 62. Find the perfect lipstick shade and wear it everyday for 1 week
63. Get a massage (
New Woman)
64. Reach 100 followers on the bloggy blog
65. Host a dinner party
66. Shop in a farmers market
67. Get a pedicure
(New Woman)
68. Do not hit the snooze button for 1 week
69. Feng Shui my entire house [over a month span on weekends]
70. Stay up all night [must be past 4am to count]

Something for Others
71. Send a card/letter [snail mail] to someone once per month
72. Get all my stuff out of my parent’s house and organized, sold, donated, or thrown away
73. Write a letter to someone telling them something you have never told them [does not need to be sent]
74. Send/give someone flowers just because
75. Make someone laugh
76. Comment on other’s blogs once a week for 1 month
77. Volunteer twice a year
78. Bake a birthday cake

Entertain the Brain
79. Take a cooking class
80. Cook completely through 1 cookbook
81. Learn German
82. Read 3 autobiographies
83. Read a book starting with every letter of the alphabet

A Lady By Chance
Bountiful Container
Curiosities of the Civil War
From Dead to Worse
Girl Who Played With Fire
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Illegals: The Unacceptable Cost of America's Failure to Control It's Borders
Julie & Julia
Living Dead in Dallas
Madness: A Bipolar Life
Nanny Returns
Outlive Your Life
Sarah's Key
Wasted or Water for Elephants

84. Organize my books [purchase new bookshelf]
85. Read a book in one day [at least 200 pages] - The Final Summit
86. Read 5 classic novels
87. Read 101 books
  1. Girl Who Played With Fire
  2. Sarah's Key
  3. Illegals
  4. Madness: A Bipolar Life
  5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  6. Outlive Your Life
  7. Tandem
  8. The Secret History of the Pink Carnation
  9. Delicious
  10. Curiosities of the Civil War
  11. Isolation
  12. Bountiful Container
  13. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest
  14. Water for Elephants
  15. Nanny Returns
  16. The Final Summit
  17. Wasted
  18. The Secret
  19. Grits Guide To Life
  20. 33 Ways to Tell Your Fortune
  21. The Hunger Games (series)
  22. Catching Fire
  23. Mocking Jay
  24. A Touch of Dead (Sookie Series)
  25. Dead Reckoning
  26. Club Dead
  27. Dead in the Family
  28. Dead to the World
  29. All Together Dead
  30. Dead and Gone
  31. Dead as a Doornail
  32. Definitely Dead
  33. From Dead to Worse
  34. Living Dead in Dallas
  35. Dead Until Dark
  36. A Lady By Chance
  37. Sins of a Wicked Duke
  38. Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy
  39. Bridal Bargains
  40. Julie & Julia
  41. Sugar & Spice
  42. The Book Thief
  43. The Help
  44. The Sexual Life of Catherine M
  45. Oxygen
  46. The Masque of the Black Tulip
Arts & Entertainment
88. Draw/Paint/Etc at least once a week for 1 month
89. Watch all the episodes of a favorite TV series back to back - True Blood

90. Enter Lilly Oncology on Canvas art competition - Registered for 2012
91. Color every page in a coloring book
92. Start and finish my 3 Day 2010 scrapbook
93. See 10 classic movies I’ve never seen
94. Complete a 365 photo challenge - See A Year In Lights
95. Watch 26 movies I have never seen starting with each letter of the alphabet
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Due Date
Easy A or Entre Nos
Food Matters
Godfather 2
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Pt 1 or Hotel Rwanda
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Lucky One {the}
Man Who Cried {the}
Parking Lot Movie {the}
Roommate {the}
Switch {the} or the Stoning of Soraya M
96. Carve a pumpkin (See It Here)
97. Sing solo in public again
98. Go to the movie theater once a month for 3 mos
99. Watch a foreign language film or attend a foreign film fest
100. Go 1 week without watching TV
101. Play mini golf

1 comment:

  1. I love this list! I found your blog from SOCS and am now following you. Good luck...May try this idea in the future.


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